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Recent blogs

Sadly we have taken the decision to extend the closure of the centre here at Bradwell until the end of May, this will include the May Half Term Activity Week (25-29 May). For those due to attend... Read More

The latest copy of Village View, written by Ruth Bull, is available to read in the link below. 

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Sadly the Thanksgiving service for Vera, that was due to happen on Saturday 4th April has been postponed until further notice. As soon as the situation changes and it is safe to gather again then... Read More

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Upcoming Events

Thu 9 Apr Tue 14 Apr 2020
Family Easter Celebration at Othona
Fri 24 Apr Sun 26 Apr 2020
This popular weekend will be led by Gilo and Sarah
Mon 27 Apr Wed 29 Apr 2020
A few days painting and cleaning the new Education Centre
Mon 11 May Thu 14 May 2020
Bird watching event led by RSPB experts
Mon 11 May Thu 14 May 2020
A great opportunity to come and relax at Othona enjoying the peace and tranquillity without any planned activities